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TRANS to RN: Week 2

Theory system of major ideas proposed to explain a given phenomenon
Conceptual framework group of related ideas statements or concepts
Paradigm a pattern of shared understandings or assumptions about reality
Client or person – recipient of nursing care
Environment internal and external surroundings affecting the client
Health degree of wellness or well-being the client experiences
Nursing attributes, characteristics, and actions of the nurse providing care on behalf of the client
Nursing theory guides knowledge development, directs education, research and practice
Self-care Dorothea Orem – based on self-care, self-care agency, self-care requisites and therapeutic self-care demand
Goal Attainment Imogene King – dynamic interacting systems
Adaptation model Sr Callista Roy – the process and outcome whereby the thinking and feeling person uses conscious awareness and choice to create human and environmental integration
Human Caring Theory the practice of caring is central to nursing and is the unifying focus for practice
Human becoming Rosemary Parse – emphasizes how individuals choose and bear responsibility for patterns of personal health
Unitary Human Beings theory Martha Rogers – person is an irreducible whole, dynamic energy field in continuous exchange with the environment
Governance establishment and maintenance of social, political economic standards to control professional practice
Professional organization provides professional governance, differentiates profession from an occupation
American Nurses Association the national professional organization for nurses - advances the nursing profession by establishing standards of practice, promoting welfare of nurses, projecting a positive image, and by political activity
National League for Nursing objective is to foster development and improvement of nursing services and education
International Council of Nurses international organization to represent nursing worldwide
Sigma Theta Tau international honor society for nursing – membership based on academic achievement
National Student Nurses Association official preprofessional organization for students
Created by: asbraund
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